I am paint and memory, Harry, paint and memory. Such is the declaration of the portrait of Albus Dumbledore in Harry Potter and the Cursed Child. One hallmark of the Harry Potter series is Dumbledore’s ability to see things as they really are. Dumbledore may not always make sense, but that’s because he’s staring at reality in … More Paint & Memory
Loss and grief touch every one of us. If they have not yet, we can say with certainty they will someday. Knowing that someone else is hurting stirs up some of the most Christlike attitudes in God’s people: empathy, compassion, mercy, and bearing one another’s burdens. At the same time, it’s often difficult to know how … More How Do We Care Well for the Grieving?